No Brian Boyle for Lightning in Game 1

The Tampa Bay Lightning may have Ryan Callahan in the lineup, but that’s not the only surprise heading into Game 1 against the New York Rangers. Big center Brian Boyle won’t be able to play because of an undisclosed injury.

The defensive forward is considered day-to-day and will miss this first opportunity to face his former team in the conference finals.

There was some thought that perhaps he was missing Game 1 because his wife was giving birth:

https://twitter.com/AGrossRecord/status/599614202106503168

It sounds like it’s an injury-related absence, however. Either way, he’s not in the mix on Saturday. Here’s what the warm-ups looked like:

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